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WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management today released its draft five-year program for oil and gas development on the Outer Continental Shelf.  The plan includes leasing parts of the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans where marine habitats,...
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2015-01-27 16:12:05
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OSLO (Reuters) - Norway has set a new definition on where the edge of the Arctic ice lies, the environment minister said on Tuesday, clearing the way for the government to launch its Arctic-focused oil and gas licensing round as early as this week.






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2015-01-20 01:18:46
Wednesday, January 14th, 2015      Leave a Comment
JUNEAU (Reuters) - Some polar bear clusters have slowly moved to islands north of Canada's mainland that are retaining the Arctic ice for longer, according to a new scientific study that predicts the migration, linked to climate change, would continue.
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2015-01-14 00:47:04
Thursday, January 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
The dangers of melting Arctic sea ice have been laid bare after new research suggests that the loss of huge areas of the ocean’s snow cover have made a significant contribution to global warming in the past 15 years.






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2015-01-01 12:01:14
Tuesday, November 25th, 2014      Leave a Comment
( University of Adelaide ) New research will help pinpoint the impact of waves on sea ice, which is vulnerable to climate change, particularly in the Arctic where it is rapidly retreating.
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2014-11-25 18:31:04
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States needs billions of dollars of new equipment including ice-breaking ships, better satellite service and fiber-optic networks as it prepares for climate change and melting ice in the Arctic, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday.



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2014-10-21 18:41:49
Tuesday, October 7th, 2014      Leave a Comment
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will have trouble ensuring marine safety in the Arctic as climate change melts the sea ice and shipping increases, Parliament's environmental watchdog said on Tuesday.
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2014-10-07 10:35:39
Tuesday, September 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
REYKJAVIK, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson expressed his hope to strengthen bilateral cooperation on economy, trade, culture, Arctic affairs and renewable energy between Iceland and China Tuesday at new Chinese ambassador's credential presentation ceremony.
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2014-09-30 18:53:52
Monday, September 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
A massive oil and gas find in the Russian Arctic is the final nail in the coffin for “peak oil” scaremongering, at least for a generation. In a joint venture with Exxon Mobil Corp., Russia's OAO Rosneft estimated that a newly-drilled oilfield 250 miles north of Siberia ...
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2014-09-29 08:32:19
Sunday, September 21st, 2014      Leave a Comment
The UK can expect to see increasingly extreme weather as climate change pushes temperatures up in the Arctic at twice the global average, according to new research.






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2014-09-21 18:01:00
Friday, September 19th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Seattle-based Foss and its Hawaiian subsidiary, Young Brothers Ltd., are partnering with hydrogen researchers at Sandia National Laboratory. They are building a portable, self-contained hydrogen fuel cell for six months of testing at the Port of Honolulu ...
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2014-09-19 08:49:29
Friday, August 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
The energy giant filed a revised plan with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for Arctic drilling but said that it is still unsure if it will actually drill in the Chukchi Sea off the Alaskan coast. ...
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2014-08-29 17:58:00
Friday, August 29th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A),submitted a revised Artic offshore drilling plan to the federal regulator, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, with the intention of resuming oil exploration activities in ...
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2014-08-29 11:30:02
Thursday, August 28th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Royal Dutch Shell’s ( RDS.A , RDS.B ) campaign to resume Arctic drilling in 2015 takes a major step forward , as it gives federal regulators a broad drilling blueprint that lays out plans for boring new exploratory oil wells in the Chukchi Sea. The exploration plan filed with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in Anchorage keeps the door open for Shell to resume its Arctic drilling campaign
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2014-08-28 14:26:13
Tuesday, August 26th, 2014      Leave a Comment
David Gilbert, DOE/Joint Genome Institute One aspect of the climate change models researchers have been developing looks at how plant ranges might shift, and how factors such as temperature, water availability, and light levels might come into play. Forests creeping steadily north and becoming established in the thawing Arctic is just one of the predicted effects of rising global temperatures
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2014-08-26 09:23:28